Weather For Dummies


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<p><b>What in the world is going on up there?&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Look up! It&rsquo;s a bird; it&rsquo;s a plane; it&rsquo;s a Polar mesospheric&nbsp;cloud!&nbsp;When you look to the sky, do you&nbsp;wonder why&nbsp;the Sun is so bright or why the clouds are white&nbsp;or why&nbsp;the sky is blue?&nbsp;Then,&nbsp;<i>Weather&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;is your&nbsp;resource&nbsp;to&nbsp;fuel your curiosity about the weather. It&nbsp;takes you on an&nbsp;exciting journey through the Earth’s atmosphere&nbsp;and the&nbsp;ways it behaves. You&rsquo;ll get an overview of&nbsp;rain,&nbsp;Sun, clouds,&nbsp;storms&nbsp;and&nbsp;other phenomena.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>With helpful&nbsp;photographs and illustrations, you can&nbsp;easily visualize&nbsp;different&nbsp;weather&nbsp;types&nbsp;and&nbsp;relate&nbsp;them into&nbsp;the world around you.&nbsp;The scientific words and phrases are explained in detail&nbsp;(what is barometric pressure?), your curious questions are answered (why do we have seasons?),&nbsp;and&nbsp;the roots of&nbsp;weather myths, proverbs, and sayings are&nbsp;revealed&nbsp;(&ldquo;early thunder, early spring&rdquo;).&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover how weather&nbsp;forecasts&nbsp;are made, and what constitutes a weather emergency&nbsp;</li> <li>Find out what causes change in weather,&nbsp;such as&nbsp;how air pressure drives winds&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn how climate change&nbsp;is affecting today&rsquo;s&nbsp;weather&nbsp;</li> <li>Discover&nbsp;how light plays tricks on our eyes to create effects like rainbows, sun dogs, and halos&nbsp;</li> <li>Have fun with at-home weather experiments, including setting up your own weather station&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for any weather amateur, you can have your head in the clouds&nbsp;while&nbsp;your feet&nbsp;are&nbsp;on the ground.&nbsp;Next time you&rsquo;re outside, take&nbsp;<i>Weather&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;along with you, look at the sky, and discover something new about the environment you live in.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>